USB with libusb

Steven Edwards winehacker at
Sun Feb 24 19:13:10 CST 2008

On Sun, Feb 24, 2008 at 6:45 PM, Eliot Blennerhassett
<linux at> wrote:
>  The Windows app has been linked to (win32) libusb.
>  How do I get it to use the linux version of libusb?
>  Will it "just work", or do I need to make a libusb.dll for Wine that passes
>  calls through to linux libusb?
>  (I am talking to a hardware manufacturer that currently uses their own
>  custom .sys driver to access usb on windows, suggesting libusb might make
>  their app easier to port or just run with Wine)

Look at the capi32 or opengl sources in wine and how they use
dlopen/dlsym to invoke the native library and call down to the native

Steven Edwards

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